Gunner William Parker

 

Gunner William Parker (aged 24) of the Royal Marine Artillery (Loughcarrig near East Ferry)

Date: 14 May 1921

Sources: CE, 16 May 1921; II, 16 May 1921; FJ, 16 May 921; RIC County Inspector’s Monthly Report, Cork City and East Riding, May 1921 (CO 904/115, TNA); Lieutenant-Colonel John M. McCarthy’s WS 883, Appendix, 11-12 (BMH); John Kelleher’s WS 1456, 26 (BMH); Daniel Cashman’s WS 1523, 12 (BMH); ‘The Irish Rebellion in the 6th Division Area’, Irish Sword, 27 (Spring 2010), 147; Sheehan (2011), 157; irishmedals.org (accessed 28 July 2014); Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/marines/parker/parker.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/marines/marines.html (accessed 8 Aug. 2014).

 

Note: Parker was abducted on 14 May 1921, shot dead at Loughcarrig near his barracks at East Ferry, and dumped in a local quarry. See the previous note.


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